Maria Callas winner dies, at 70

Maria Callas winner dies, at 70

Opera

norman lebrecht

May 19, 2022

The Romanian mezzo-soprano Mariana Cioromila has died in Brazil where she lived for the past 20 years.

Winner of the 1978 Maria Callas competition in Athens, she enjoyed a far-flung international career, notably as Carmen, which she sang at Glyndebourne in 1987.

Comments

  • alan says:

    A very under-rated singer, despite her international career. RIP.

  • Itai Pereira says:

    She will be missed by many. RIP.

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